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BoB's Epic Adventure

All articles about BoB’s Epic Adventure: 7 months of solo backpacking Southern Africa and the Silk Road including my packing list and lots inspiration and tips! During these 7 months I travel to the following countries: South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Turkey, Iran, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and China.

Phase III: My debute as ‘Backpack Expert’ and some challenges that...

And suddenly Bob's Epic Adventure is only four months away! Can't believe how fast time flies. Because I've been busy with my regular job(s) I haven't...

Phase II: Shaping my Africa and Silk Road itinerary

Phase II (7-8 months before the trip): From idea to an Africa and Silk Road itinerary Even though BoB's Epic Adventure is still 6 months away,...

Phase V: Saying Goodbye 20’s and Hello BoB’s Epic Adventure

Today is my 30th birthday! Can't believe it's here already! Would you believe me if I said I still feel like 21? The only difference...

Phase I: Preparing and planning my Silk Roads and Southern Africa...

In this new series I will keep you guys updated on how I prepare for my 6-months (quarter ;)) round-the-world solo backpacking trip also...

How to Win The Great Visa Game of Southern Africa &...

For BoB's Epic Adventure (and for most other long-term trips), there is not that much preparation needed. The three most important things are: book your first...

Backpacking Southern Africa: an ultimate overview

With the hostel's dog snoring next to me and a Savannah beer on the table, I finally found time to write this overview article...

Backpacking the Silk Road: an ultimate overview

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Only a few people know this, but when I was in Africa I considered to cancel my ticket to Turkey (and thus my entire...

My packing list for 6 months of backpacking Southern Africa and...

Based on many years of travel experience, here is the packing list for 6-months of backpacking in Southern Africa and the Silk Road countries....

Money Matters: Costs of backpacking in Iran

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Iran is incredibly easy on the wallet since the costs of food, accommodation and transportation are low. The only thing that is (relatively) expensive...